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California Coast, Car, 8 Nights, From $699

Cruise down California's scenic Highway 1 with this travel deal that takes care of the rental car and your hotels along the way.

By , Thursday, Aug 2, 2012, 5:51 PM

A view of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, California

With this road trip travel deal, your adventure down the California coast kicks off in San Francisco.

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The Real Deal California vacation package includes a seven-day economy car rental from Alamo with unlimited mileage, all sales taxes, surcharges, and fees; two nights at the King George Hotel in San Francisco; one night at the Hotel Pacific in Monterey; one night at the Cambria Pines Lodge in San Luis Obispo; one night at the Best Western Plus Pepper Tree Inn in Santa Barbara; two nights at the Crowne Plaza Los Angeles Harbor Hotel; and one night at the Crowne Plaza San Diego; from $699 per person including all car and hotel taxes and fees.

When Nov. 22, 29, 2012, Jan. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, Feb. 14, 21, 28, Mar. 14, 21, 2013 ($699); add $50 for Oct. 11, 25, Nov. 1, 8, 2012; add $100 for Dec. 13, 20, 2012; check Gate 1 Travel's website for additional dates.

The Fine Print Based on double occupancy; single supplement is from $637. Read these guidelines before you book any Real Deal. 

Book By No deadline; based on availability.

Contact Gate 1 Travel, 800/682-3333, gate1travel.com.

Why It's a Deal Two nights at the King George Hotel will cost about $161 per person including taxes. Add to that $99 per person including taxes for one night at the Hotel Pacific, $50 per person including taxes for one night at the Cambria Pines Lodge, $118 per person including taxes for one night at the Best Western Plus Pepper Tree Inn, $189 per person including taxes for two nights at the Crowne Plaza Los Angeles Harbor Hotel, and $71 per person including taxes for one night at the Crowne Plaza San Diego, and you're already spending $688 on accommodation alone. For just $11 more, this travel package includes eight hotel nights, plus a seven-day economy car rental and all taxes and fees.

More Upgrade your rental car to a mid-size vehicle for from $25 more per couple, a full-size car for from $45 more per couple, or a standard SUV for from $454 more per couple.

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